Astronomers get sharpest view ever of star factories in distant universe

Monday, March 22, 2010 - 03:07 in Astronomy & Space

Astronomers have combined a natural gravitational lens and a sophisticated telescope array to get the sharpest view ever of 'star factories' in a galaxy over 10 billion light-years from Earth. They found that the distant galaxy, known as SMM J2135-0102, is making new stars 250 times faster than our Galaxy, the Milky Way...

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